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St. Augustine Founders Day Landing Ceremony

Presented by Historic Florida Militia at Mission Nombre de Dios, St. Augustine Florida

Sep 03 2022
St. Augustine Founders Day Landing Ceremony

Celebrate St. Augustine’s founding at the Mission Nombre de Dios with reenactments from the Historic Florida Militia.

On September 3rd, the Historic Florida Militia, in partnership with the Mission Nombre de Dios will celebrate Founders Day with reenactments on these historic sites.

A recreation of the Landing of Pedro Menendez de Aviles and the Founding of Saint Augustine begins at 10 AM with a 16th-century longboat replica. The Landing ceremony will include Menendez naming the new Spanish settlement in honor of Saint Augustine.

Native Americans and Spanish settlers will greet the landing party with waving flags and cannon fire, and the ceremony continues

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Mission Nombre de Dios

27 Ocean Avenue, St. Augustine, Florida 32084

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